Bus Stop (1956)
|Top Genres||Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance|
Bus Stop Overview:
Bus Stop (1956) was a Comedy - Drama Film directed by Joshua Logan and produced by Buddy Adler.
Adaptation of Broadway hit by Inge ended any debate about Monroe's talent. A rancher falls for a nightclub singer while stranded at a bus stop in a blizzard. The first films for Lange and Murray, who eventually married.
(Source: available at Amazon AMC Classic Movie Companion)..
Academy Awards 1956 --- Ceremony Number 29 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Supporting Actor||Don Murray||Nominated|
Marilyn: Behind the Icon – Monroe Triumphs in Bus StopBy Gary Vitacco-Robles on Jul 12, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog
Marilyn Monroe Triumphs in Bus Stop ?Hold on to your chairs, everybody, and get set for a rattling surprise,? announced crusty New York Times critic Bosely Crowther, ?Marilyn Monroe has finally proved herself an actress in Bus Stop. She and the picture are swell! She gives a performance in th... Read full article
Bus Stop (1956)By Beatrice on Apr 28, 2016 From Flickers in Time
Bus Stop Directed by Joshua Logan Written by George Axelrod from the play by William Inge 1956/USA Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation/Marilyn Monroe Productions Repeat viewing/Netflix rental There’s a lot you can say against this movie, yet somehow I always enjoy it. Young Bo Decker (Do... Read full article
Bus Stop(1956).By Dawn on Feb 25, 2011 From Noir and Chick Flicks
Bus Stop(1956), also known as The Wrong Kind of Girl. Directed by Joshua Logan. Drama. Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Don Murray, Arthur O'Connell, Betty Field, Eileen Heckart, Robert Bray and Hope Lange. Monroe sings one song: "That Old Black Magic". When cowboy Beau and his friend Virgil take the bus f... Read full article
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Beauregard 'Bo' Decker: I still wish you was goin' back to the ranch with me more than anything I know.
Cherie: You do?
Beauregard 'Bo' Decker: Yeah, I do.
Cherie: I'd go anywhere in the world with you now. Anywhere at all!
Beauregard 'Bo' Decker: Are you ready, Virge?
Virgil Blessing: Anytime.
Beauregard 'Bo' Decker: Turn him out!
[calf is released from chute]
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Marilyn Monroe objected to the color of Hope Lange's hair, claiming that it was too fair and detracted from her own. As a result, Lange's hair was darkened.
Film debut of Don Murray.
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